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  1. Me: Elton John Official Autobiography Audiobook Me: Elton John Official Autobiography
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  2. Twas The Nightshift Before Christmas: Festive hospital diaries from the author of million-copy hit T Audiobook Twas The Nightshift Before Christmas: Festive hospital diaries from the author of million-copy hit T
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  3. Christmas Shopaholic Audiobook Christmas Shopaholic
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  4. The Guilty Mother Audiobook The Guilty Mother
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  5. Girl, Woman, Other Audiobook Girl, Woman, Other
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  6. Postscript: The sequel to PS, I Love You Audiobook Postscript: The sequel to PS, I Love You
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  7. Indulge Audiobook Indulge
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  8. Shut Up and Listen!: Hard Business Truths that Will Help You Succeed Audiobook Shut Up and Listen!: Hard Business Truths that Will Help You Succeed
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  9. The Family Upstairs: The Number One bestseller from the author of Then She Was Gone Audiobook The Family Upstairs: The Number One bestseller from the author of Then She Was Gone
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  10. The Uninhabitable Earth: A Story of the Future Audiobook The Uninhabitable Earth: A Story of the Future
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Teaching the Trees: Lessons from the Forest Audiobook

Teaching the Trees: Lessons from the Forest

Author: Joan Maloof Narrator: Donna Postel Release Date: October 2019

In this collection of natural-history essays, biologist Joan Maloof embarks on a series of lively, fact-filled expeditions into forests of the eastern United States. Through Maloof's engaging, conversational style, each essay offers a lesson in stewardship as it explores the interwoven connections between a tree species and the animals and insects whose lives depend on it-and who, in turn, work to ensure the tree's survival. Never really at home in a laboratory, Maloof took to the woods early in her career. Her enthusiasm for firsthand observation in the wild spills over into her writing, whether the subject is the composition of forest air, the eagle's preference for nesting in loblolly pines, the growth rings of the bald cypress, or the gray squirrel's fondness for weevil-infested acorns. With a storyteller's instinct for intriguing particulars, Maloof expands our notions about what a tree 'is' through her many asides-about the six species of leafhoppers who eat only sycamore leaves or the midges who live inside holly berries and somehow prevent them from turning red. As a scientist, Maloof accepts that trees have a spiritual dimension that cannot be quantified. As an unrepentant tree hugger, she finds support in the scientific case for biodiversity. As an activist, she can't help but wonder how much time is left for our forests.

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Success and Something Greater: Your Magic Key Audiobook

Success and Something Greater: Your Magic Key

Author: Dr. Greg Reid, Sharon L. Lechter Narrator: Donna Postel Release Date: September 2019

An Official Publication of The Napoleon Hill Foundation with Never Before Published Content from Napoleon Hill In Think and Grow Rich - Success and Something Greater, authors Sharon Lechter and Greg Reid once again join forces with the Napoleon Hill Foundation including never before published original content from Napoleon Hill. In today's world of instant news and social media, businesses, leaders and influencers must find a way to differentiate themselves from all their competition and engage people in their missions. They need to rise above all the noise. They can do this by defining their Secret Sauce or Magic Key. Reid and Lechter followed the proven path of Hill and sought out multi-millionaires and asked them to share the Magic Keys to their success and legacy. While their individual stories differ significantly...they all share a devotion to their mission...to their secret sauce...their Magic Key...their legacy. John Assaraf - Mastery of Thought John Ashworth - Find the Gap in the Marketplace Michael Houlihan and Bonnie Harvey - Ask the Right Questions Rita Davenport - Build Your People These are just a few of the people who share their stories in Think and Grow Rich - Success and Something Greater. Their stories are not just motivational...they are real...they are honest...they take the reader on their personal journeys. The readers will not just relate to the individuals highlighted in the book they will begin looking for how they can adopt their magic keys into their own journeys. Before reaching the last page, the reader will already be more self-confident, more energized, more focused, ready to ask the right questions and most importantly ready to take action and realize their own success, wealth and achievement, and in doing so, define and create their legacy.

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Native American DNA: Tribal Belonging and the False Promise of Genetic Science Audiobook

Native American DNA: Tribal Belonging and the False Promise of Genetic Science

Author: Kim Tallbear Narrator: Donna Postel Release Date: August 2019

In Native American DNA, Kim TallBear shows how DNA testing is a powerful-and problematic-scientific process that is useful in determining close biological relatives. But tribal membership is a legal category that has developed in dependence on certain social understandings and historical contexts, a set of concepts that entangles genetic information in a web of family relations, reservation histories, tribal rules, and government regulations. At a larger level, TallBear asserts, the 'markers' that are identified and applied to specific groups such as Native American tribes bear the imprints of the cultural, racial, ethnic, national, and even tribal misinterpretations of the humans who study them. TallBear notes that ideas about racial science, which informed white definitions of tribes in the nineteenth century, are unfortunately being revived in twenty-first-century laboratories. Because today's science seems so compelling, increasing numbers of Native Americans have begun to believe their own metaphors: 'in our blood' is giving way to 'in our DNA.' This rhetorical drift, she argues, has significant consequences, and ultimately, she shows how Native American claims to land, resources, and sovereignty that have taken generations to ratify may be seriously-and permanently-undermined.

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The Empty Nesters Audiobook

The Empty Nesters

Author: Carolyn Brown Narrator: Donna Postel Release Date: August 2019

The worst of times calls for the best of friends in this sassy novel about starting over, from New York Times bestselling author Carolyn Brown. Dear friends and army wives Diana, Carmen, and Joanie have been through war, rumors of war, marital problems, motherhood, fears, joy, and heartache. But none of the women are prepared when their daughters decide to enlist in the army together. Facing an empty nest won’t be easy. Especially for Carmen. With emotions already high, she suffers an even greater blow: divorce papers. Diana understands the fury and tears. She’s been there. With nothing to lose and no one at home, the girlfriends impulsively accept an unexpected offer from their elderly neighbor. The recently widowed Tootsie has an RV, a handsome nephew at the wheel, and an aim for tiny Scrap, Texas, to embrace memories of her late husband. Still grieving, she can use the company as a balm for her broken heart. So can the empty nesters. Embarking on a journey of hope, romance, and healing, Diana, Carmen, and Joanie are at a turning point in their lives. And with the open road ahead of them, it’s just the beginning.

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Women's Work: The First 20,000 Years: Women, Cloth, and Society in Early Times Audiobook

Women's Work: The First 20,000 Years: Women, Cloth, and Society in Early Times

Author: Elizabeth Wayland Barber Narrator: Donna Postel Release Date: June 2019

New discoveries about the textile arts reveal women's unexpectedly influential role in ancient societies. Twenty thousand years ago, women were making and wearing the first clothing created from spun fibers. In fact, right up to the Industrial Revolution the fiber arts were an enormous economic force, belonging primarily to women. Despite the great toil required in making cloth and clothing, most books on ancient history and economics have no information on them. Much of this gap results from the extreme perishability of what women produced, but it seems clear that until now descriptions of prehistoric and early historic cultures have omitted virtually half the picture. Elizabeth Wayland Barber has drawn from data gathered by the most sophisticated new archaeological methods-methods she herself helped to fashion. In a 'brilliantly original book' (Katha Pollitt, Washington Post Book World), she argues that women were a powerful economic force in the ancient world, with their own industry: fabric.

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Tell No One: A Novel Audiobook

Tell No One: A Novel

Author: Barbara Taylor Sissel Narrator: Donna Postel Release Date: May 2019

Their desperate secret. Her desperate search. A shattering truth exposed. Caroline Corbett wants nothing to do with her father, Hoff, a man who abandoned her as a young girl and then vanished from her life almost thirty years ago. But when her beloved aunt expresses a dying wish to see him once more, Caroline, despite her failing marriage and other personal troubles, drops everything to look for him. Harris Fenton found the father figure he’d dreamed of when he turned eight and his mother married Hoff—but his disappearance four years later left Harris with scars he carries even now that he is a father himself. While he has a beautiful family and a great job, he’s hiding a shameful secret and a nightmare from his childhood. Caroline’s search for Hoff soon uncovers a host of disturbing clues and draws a threat of violence. Her mind churns with memories of her troubled history, while Harris is losing the battle against his own demons. But for both of them, dredging up the past will be dangerous, and confronting the truth could prove life shattering.

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Sick Enough: A Guide to the Medical Complications of Eating Disorders Audiobook

Sick Enough: A Guide to the Medical Complications of Eating Disorders

Author: Dr. Jennifer L. Gaudiani, Faed Ceds Md Jennifer L. Gaudiani Narrator: Donna Postel Release Date: May 2019

Patients with eating disorders frequently feel that they aren't 'sick enough' to merit treatment, despite medical problems that are both measurable and unmeasurable. They may struggle to accept rest, nutrition, and a team to help them move towards recovery. Sick Enough offers patients, their families, and clinicians a comprehensive, accessible review of the medical issues that arise from eating disorders by bringing relatable case presentations and a scientifically sound, engaging style to the topic. Using metaphor and patient-centered language, Dr. Gaudiani aims to improve medical diagnosis and treatment, motivate recovery, and validate the lived experiences of individuals of all body shapes and sizes, while firmly rejecting dieting culture.

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Strength: Meditations for Wisdom, Balance & Power Audiobook

Strength: Meditations for Wisdom, Balance & Power

Author: Sue Patton Thoele Narrator: Donna Postel Release Date: April 2019

A fresh and powerful book of daily meditations that encourages women to discover their inner power and manifest it in every area of their lives Strength is a wise and profound book that helps women deal with both the large and small bumps in the road of life. Here are over 125 meditations, stories, and musings on becoming stronger, happier, healthier, and more bodacious. The goals are to accept, honor, and activate sacred personal strength and to embrace a wisdom that facilitates change within and encourages (or demands, if need be) the world to become a better place. Strength can be read cover to cover or more casually by choosing topics from the table of contents. Topics include: facing fear, embracing your inner Brunehilde, mirroring Jesus and Rosa Parks, sharing wisely, and knowing you're good enough is no longer enough. 'I hope Strength becomes your ally and you can hear me cheering you on as you courageously, compassionately, and gently become stronger and more empowered. I also hope it will make you chuckle on occasion' --Sue Patton Thoele

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Emily, Gone Audiobook

Emily, Gone

Author: Bette Lee Crosby Narrator: Donna Postel Release Date: April 2019

A missing child sets the lives of three women on a collision course in this powerful and compelling novel by USA Today bestselling author Bette Lee Crosby. 1971. When a music festival rolls through the sleepy town of Hesterville, Georgia, the Dixon family’s lives are forever changed. On the final night, a storm muffles the sound of the blaring music, and Rachel tucks her baby into bed before falling into a deep sleep. So deep, she doesn’t hear the kitchen door opening. When she and her husband wake up in the morning, the crib is empty. Emily is gone. Vicki Robart is one of the thousands at the festival, but she’s not feeling the music. She’s feeling the emptiness over the loss of her own baby several months before. When she leaves the festival and is faced with an opportunity to fill that void, she is driven to an act of desperation that will forever bind the lives of three women. When the truth of what actually happened that fateful night is finally exposed, shattering the lives they’ve built, will they be able to pick up the pieces to put their families back together again?

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Fragile Bully: Understanding Our Destructive Affair With Narcissism in the Age of Trump Audiobook

Fragile Bully: Understanding Our Destructive Affair With Narcissism in the Age of Trump

Author: Laurie Helgoe, Ph.D. Narrator: Donna Postel Release Date: March 2019

Obsessive self-promotion, an aggressive triggering response, and retaliatory rants. “Both sensitive and incisive, beautifully capturing the paradoxical dynamic of narcissism—that the grandiosity and surrounding bravado belies an underlying fragility and brittleness.” —Kenneth N. Levy, PhD, Associate Professor, Penn State University; Senior Fellow, Personality Disorders Institute, Cornell University Even before Donald Trump entered America’s highest office, an international survey revealed that narcissism is part of the assumed “national character” of Americans. While only a small number actually meet the criteria for Narcissistic Personality Disorder, those exploitive few have a way of gaining center stage in our culture. Fragile Bully: Understanding Our Destructive Affair With Narcissism in the Age of Trump looks beyond the sound bites of self-aggrandizing celebrities and selfish tweets to the real problem of narcissism. We see past the solo act to the vicious circles that arise in relationships with a fragile bully, and how patterns like this generate both power and self-destruction. We also look at the problem of Echo, how so many of us get hooked by the narcissist, and how variations on the destructive affair leave both partners dehumanized and diminished. Once we recognize the steps in each dance, we can break the cycle and allow and the possibility of true engagement.

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Food Routes: Growing Bananas in Iceland and Other Tales from the Logistics of Eating Audiobook

Food Routes: Growing Bananas in Iceland and Other Tales from the Logistics of Eating

Author: Robyn S. Metcalfe Narrator: Donna Postel Release Date: March 2019

In Food Routes, Robyn Metcalfe explores an often-overlooked aspect of the global food system: how food moves from producer to consumer. She finds that the food supply chain is adapting to our increasingly complex demands for both personalization and convenience-but, she says, it won't be an easy ride. Networked, digital tools will improve the food system but will also challenge our relationship to food in anxiety-provoking ways. It might not be easy to transfer our affections from verdant fields of organic tomatoes to high-rise greenhouses tended by robots. And yet, argues Metcalfe-a cautious technology optimist-technological advances offer opportunities for innovations that can get better food to more people in an increasingly urbanized world. Metcalfe follows a slice of New York pizza and a club sandwich through the food supply chain; considers local foods, global foods, and food deserts; investigates the processing, packaging, and storage of food; explores the transportation networks that connect farm to plate; and explains how food can be tracked using sensors and the Internet of Things. Future food may be engineered, networked, and nearly independent of crops grown in fields. New technologies can make the food system more efficient-but at what cost to our traditionally close relationship with food?

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The Magical Approach: Seth Speaks About the Art of Creative Living Audiobook

The Magical Approach: Seth Speaks About the Art of Creative Living

Author: Jane Roberts Narrator: Braden Wright, Dara Rosenberg, Donna Postel, Mel Foster Release Date: March 2019

The Seth books are world-renowned for comprising one of the most profound bodies of work ever written on the true nature of reality. In this brand new volume of original material, Seth invites us to look at the world through another lens—a magical one. Seth reveals the true, magical nature of our deepest levels of being, and explains how we have allowed it to become inhibited by our own beliefs and conventional thinking. The Magical Approach teaches us how to live our lives spontaneously, creatively, and according to our own natural rhythms. It helps us to discover and tune into our natural, instinctive behavior. By applying the principles in this book, readers will learn to trust their impulses and discover the highest expression of their creativity. “We are indeed dealing with two entirely different approaches to reality and to solving problems—methods we will here call the rational method and the magical one. The rational approach works quite well in certain situations, such as mass production of goods, or in certain kinds of scientific measurements—but all in all the rational method, as it is understood and used, does not work as an overall approach to life, or in the solving of problems that involve subjective rather than objective measurements or calculations. The magical approach has far greater weight, if you use it and allow yourselves to operate in that fashion, for it has the weight of your basic natural orientation.” —Jane Roberts, Speaking for Seth

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